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30 years ago a Chinese tank column stopped for ‘Tank Man.’ Fang Zheng wasn’t so lucky

Reporting from Beijing —   Everyone remembers China’s “Tank Man,” who stood with bags in his hands, blocking a line of tanks withdrawing from Tiananmen Square a day after the fatal June 4, 1989, military crackdown against pro-democracy protesters. Thirty years later, Fang Zheng wonders why the tanks stopped for that man, but rolled right over him as heContinue reading “30 years ago a Chinese tank column stopped for ‘Tank Man.’ Fang Zheng wasn’t so lucky”